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Pediatric Evening Lecture Series
2019-2020

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Connecticut Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.

The Pond House Café
1555 Asylum Ave.
West Hartford, CT
Buffet Dinner Included. Cost is $75 per lecture;  $250 for all four lectures.

Schedule                                                             Expanded Program***
5:30-6:00 pm Registration                               5:30-6:00  pm Registration                                                        
5:30-6:30 pm Buffet Dinner                              5:30-6:30 pm Buffet Dinner
6:30-7:30 pm Lecture                                        6:00-8:00  pm Lecture
7:30-8:00 pm Q & A                                            8:00-8:30 pm Q & A

OCTOBER 17, 2019
Diagnosis and Management of Childhood
Musculoskeletal Complaints for the Primary
Care Pediatrician
2 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT TM
SPEAKERS
Barbara Edelheit, MD
W. Blaine Lapin, MD
OBJECTIVES:
1. Distinguish between mechanical and in?ammatory musculoskeletal
symptoms.
2. Describe the workup and frst line management techniques for children
with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
3. Identify effective non-pharmacologic treatment measures for
non-in?ammatory musculoskeletal pain with particular attention paid to
amplifed musculoskeletal pain syndrome.
January 16, 2020
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Diagnosis and
Management
2 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT TM
SPEAKERS:
Mark Lee, MD
Jeffrey Thomson, MD
OBJECTIVES:
1. Identify characteristics of an atypical scoliosis in an adolescent patient.
2. Outline treatment options for scoliosis in a growing adolescent.
3. Describe “red ?ag” symptoms in the evaluation of a pediatric patient
with back pain.
March 19, 2020
Updates in Pediatric Constipation
1.5 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT TM
SPEAKERS:
Corey Baker, MD
OBJECTIVES:
1. Discuss components of constipation pathophysiology.
2. Identify types of medications used for constipation and the patients
whom would beneft.
3. Recall available advanced diagnostic techniques for constipation






Format: Lecture, panel discussion, Q&A 

Accreditation: These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Connecticut Children's Medical Center designates the Pediatric Evening Lecture Series for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by
Connecticut Children’s are required to disclose to the program
audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the
content of their presentations.

Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts
of interest and to share with the audience any safeguards put in
place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.
Drs. Baker, Bennett, Edelheit, Lapin, Lee, and Thomson,
, do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any
organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict
of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations.
Dr. Lee is a consultant for The New England Journal of Medicine;
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
Drs. Baker, Bennett, Edelheit, Lapin, Lee, and Thomson,
will not be discussing the use of any off-label products.

THESE CME ACTIVITIES HAVE NO COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
ASSOCIATED WITH THEM.



For more information contact Liz Anderson at 860.837.6264 or
Eanderson@connecticutchildrens.org

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